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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: SPXC, OPK, JPM


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in SPX Corp. (Symbol: SPXC), where a total volume of 1,314 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 131,400 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 56.3% of SPXC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 233,565 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $30 strike put option expiring June 15, 2018 , with 450 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 45,000 underlying shares of SPXC. Below is a chart showing SPXC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $30 strike highlighted in orange:

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OPKO Health Inc (Symbol: OPK) saw options trading volume of 31,029 contracts, representing approximately 3.1 million underlying shares or approximately 56.3% of OPK's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 5.5 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $10 strike put option expiring January 17, 2020 , with 7,148 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 714,800 underlying shares of OPK. Below is a chart showing OPK's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $10 strike highlighted in orange:

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And JPMorgan Chase & Co (Symbol: JPM) saw options trading volume of 98,487 contracts, representing approximately 9.8 million underlying shares or approximately 55.8% of JPM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 17.7 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $120 strike call option expiring June 15, 2018 , with 4,774 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 477,400 underlying shares of JPM. Below is a chart showing JPM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $120 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for SPXC options , OPK options , or JPM options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.



This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: SPXC , OPK , JPM


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